Vol. 1 with a general title page in red and black, followed by a volume title page. Volumes 2-8 with volume title pages in red and black. Each play with an individual play title page
Engraved frontispiece lettered: G. Vander Gucht sculp. Engraved plates preceding the plays lettered either: H. Gravelot in. & del., G. Vander Gucht scul.; or H. Gravelot inv., del., et sculp
Vol. 8 with an index
v. 1. Tempest ; Midsummer night's dream ; Two gentlemen of Verona ; Merry wives of Windsor ; Measure for measure -- v. 2. Much ado about nothing ; Merchant of Venice ; Love's labour's lost ; As you like it ; Taming of the shrew -- v. 3. All's well that ends well ; Twelfth-night ; Comedy of errors ; Winter's tale ; King John -- v. 4. King Richard II ; King Henry IV. Part 1 ; King Henry IV. Part 2 ; Henry V ; King Henry VI. Part 1 -- v. 5. King Henry VI. Part 2 ; King Henry VI. Part 3 ; King Richard III ; King Henry VIII -- v. 6. King Lear ; Timon of Athens ; Titus Andronicus ; Macbeth ; Coriolanus -- v. 7. Julius Caesar ; Antony and Cleopatra ; Cymbeline ; Troilus and Cressida -- v. 8. Romeo and Juliet ; Hamlet ; Othello
Ford, H.L. Shakespeare 1700-1740
Jaggard, W. Shakespeare bibliography
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in early mottled calfskin panelled in blind. Vols. 1, 6, and 8 have been rebound by the Library. The armorial bookplate of the Barton Library is present on the front pastedowns. A dealer's description is tipped onto the front flyleaf of vol. 1 and an illegible inscription, in an early hand, is present on the title page of the same volume
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check in - text loss due to tight margins